Carien du Plessis
DA's Moakes calls on party to interrogate disappointing poll showing
In the two-page post-mortem, DA chief executive officer Jonathan Moakes admitted that failures in the party may have led to its supporters staying away from the polls.
EFF’s presence felt in North west as vote counting continues
The party’s share of the vote had been climbing all day and by Thursday night it sat at over 18%.
EFF: NW results show party is growing
Only 33% of the votes have been counted in the North West but the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) is smiling as its share of the vote has been climbing since early Thursday morning.
ANC leads early results in NW; EFF, DA fight for second
The Economic Freedom Fighters is in second place with just over 15% and the Democratic Alliance is not far behind with almost 14%.
Second wave of Zeerust voters start trickling in
Many had to work on Wednesday and used the late closing of the polling stations on Wednesday night to still make their mark.
Marikana abuzz with activity as residents vote
Community members said they were happy to vote but called for change after the elections.
'I want to make a difference' - North West voter
Marikana residents rushed with excitement to vote at various polling stations in the province. They said they were happy to vote and wanted to see their lives change after the elections.
Vaal residents head to polls eager for change
Vaal residents got to their voting stations early determined to see change in areas like Emfuleni which was one of the regions that was hit by recent protests over a range of issues, including sewage and access to clean water.
Elections off to quiet start in NW protest hotspot Oukasie
Election day got off to a quiet start in Oukasie in the Madibeng Municipality in the North West Province. The municipality had been identified as a potential area for disruptions on poll day.
Madibeng Municipality in NW quiet as voting begins
Madibeng has been identified as one of the hotspots where trouble could occur on this election day but it’s been calm in the municipality, with no incidents reported.
DA supporters express excitement after Maimane’s Dobsonville speech
Some DA supporters from outside Gauteng said they got up at 4 in the morning to catch buses to Soweto to hear DA leader Mmusi Maimane speak.
Maimane: A vote for Ramaphosa is a vote for corruption
Maimane was addressing supporters at Soweto’s partly-filled Dobsonville Stadium on Saturday as part of the party’s final rally before the 8 May elections.
ATM members must transform to be able to transform SA - Nongqunga
The African Transformation Movement (ATM) founder Caesar Nongqunga said that those joining the party will become 'transformed' to align to the real mission of the party.
Ramaphosa preaches ANC unity at Tshwane election rally
President Cyril Ramaphosa used the last stretch of the African National Congress (ANC)'s elections campaign to try and ease fears that he will be undermined by his opponents in the party after the election.
ATM’s Caesar Nongqunga to ask congregates not to vote for ANC
African Transformation Movement founder and church head Caesar Nongqunga said toxic infighting was the main reason the church had turned its back on the governing party.
Residents of flood-hit Port St Johns to get temporary IDs ahead of elections
A group of people waiting for emergency relief food parcels have told EWN they’re disappointed and may punish the governing party at the polls.
Ramaphosa: If you don't vote, you're punishing yourself
President Ramaphosa made the comments during a visit to the town of Mqanduli in the Eastern Cape
Ramaphosa promises to address concerns of Mqanduli residents
With just nine days to the much-anticipated elections, Ramaphosa was in Mqanduli today as part of the party's campaign.